Sixpence 1941, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Sixpence 1941, Coin from Fiji
CoinSixpence 1941

MintRoyal Mint Mintage40,000
Obverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1941 - obverse photo

Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR.

Obverse Inscription GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR
Reverse
Fiji / Sixpence 1941 - reverse photo

At centre, a sea turtle dividing the date 1941; above, FIJI; below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIJI 1941 SIXPENCE
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Sixpence 1941: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Sixpence 1941: References to Information Used
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Sixpence 1941: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Pound
Coin TypeSixpence (0.500 Silver)
Issued1941
MonarchKing George VI
EffigyPortrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Head)
Face Value6 (x Penny)
Mintage40,000
CurrentNo (demonetised 1969)
Material0.500 Silver
DesignerPercy Metcalfe
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000
Mass (g)2.8300
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Sixpence 1941: Photos
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1941
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Coin - 6 Pence, Fiji, 1941
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Sixpence 1941: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsFiji KM# 11